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It’s been 51 years since former US Army photographer Ronald L Haeberle documented the tragic Mỹ Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968, when 504 unarmed villagers – 182 women, and 173 children and infants –

Nepal plane crash survivors describe chaos

 Survivors and witnesses of a plane crash in Nepal have described scenes of chaos when the aircraft went down, killing at least 49 people.

Iran quake survivors seek shelter as death toll rises

 Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country.

Dozens feared dead after avalanche crushed ski resort in quake-hit central Italy

 Dozens are feared dead after an avalanche crushed a luxury hotel in a mountainous area of central Italy hit by earthquakes on Wednesday,

A year after Nepal quake, some united in grief; others climb again

 For survivors and relatives of victims of a landslide that struck with the force of half an atom bomb it is a time to grieve. For witnesses to a fatal avalanche at the Mount Everest base camp, it is time to climb again.

Hopes of finding Ecuador quake survivors fade as death toll nears 500

 Rescuers in Ecuador were losing hope on Tuesday of finding more survivors from an earthquake that killed nearly 500 people and dealt a shattering blow to the South American OPEC country's already fragile economy.

Ecuador counts over 400 quake deaths, damage in the billions

Touring a city ravaged by the earthquake that killed at least 413 people, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Monday contemplated a rebuilding costing billions of dollars and a potentially "huge" impact on the fragile OPEC economy.

Guinea declared free of Ebola virus that killed over 2,500

Guinea was declared free of Ebola on Tuesday after more than 2,500 people died from the virus in the West African nation, leaving Liberia as the only country still awaiting a countdown for the end of the epidemic. 

Floods spark landslide in eastern China killing 21 people

 More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 21 people.

Lahore factory collapse: Rescuers search rubble for survivors

 A major rescue operation is under way to save dozens of people thought to be trapped in rubble after a factory collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan.

Ebola lingers in semen for nine months

 Ebola persists in the semen of male survivors much longer than previously thought, a study shows.

Death toll rises to 107 in Guatemalan mudslide

 The number of the people killed in the mudslide that swamped the Guatemalan village of El Cambray II Thursday night has risen to 107, the government announced Sunday.

Boat carrying at least 70 sinks off Malaysian coast

 Malaysian authorities say a boat carrying at least 70 people has capsized off the country's west coast.

Migrant crisis: Libya boats sink off Zuwara carrying hundreds

 Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying about 500 migrants sank off Libya, officials say.

India: Eleven killed in Mumbai building collapse

 At least 11 people have died after a building collapsed near India's western city of Mumbai, police say.

Yangtze ship disaster: Chinese salvagers right Eastern Star

Chinese salvagers have fully righted the ship which capsized on the Yangtze River, on which more than 400 people are thought to have died. 

14 rescued in Yangtze sinking, over 430 missing

Fourteen people have been rescued and seven are confirmed dead more than 24 hours after a passenger ship carrying 456 people capsized in China's Yangtze River,

Colombia landslide kills dozens in Antioquia province

 More than 50 people have been killed in a landslide in Antioquia province in north-west Colombia, officials say.

Nepal earthquake: Rescue resumes after latest deadly tremor

 Rescue work has resumed to find victims and survivors of the latest deadly earthquake to hit Nepal.

Mediterranean migrant deaths: EU faces renewed pressure

 Italian PM Matteo Renzi has led calls for more European Union action on sea migration after the latest deadly capsize of a boat in the Mediterranean.